Stress is one of the 20th century challenges that people most deal with, but they can only affect people by way of responding to it. Research shows that almost seven million people had suffered from stress related sickness or health problems. Common side effects of stress are sleep disorder, digestive disorder, hormonal dysfunction, and heart problems.
There are two types of stress, the eustress and the distress. The first one is when you are stressed to achieve something that would lead to a greater goal or productivity. The second type is distress where there is fear or worries before the actual things happen.
Common Factors of Stress
Work related Stress
A failing marriage or broken relationships
Unbalanced life and lack of time management
Techno stress or having a fast paced digital lifestyle
Inadequate skills or knowledge
Stress reduces the physical,mental, and emotional health of one person that is why it is important to know ways how to deal with it effectively. Some of the ways to fight stress are: get enough sleep, be realistic with your goals and decisions, build relationships,look problems as challenges rather than problems.